PVN Fraser Learning Cafe: Telling your Story with Impact

Surrey City Centre Library 10350 University D, Surrey

Join us for a fun, interactive session about tapping into the potential for powerful stories by learning practical tools while meeting and gaining insight from other PVN members

PVN Networking Coffee with Carol Fancott

BC Patient Safety & Quality Council 750 Pender St W #201, Vancouver

Come learn and chat about Patient Engagement in Vancouver! Participate in this especial PVN Networking Coffee with Carol Fancott, director of Patient and Citizen Engagement at the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement.

4th Annual Stone Centre Patient Engagement Day

Vancouver General Hospital, Jim Pattison Pavilion, Paetzold Education Centre 889 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver

“Shattering Stones – Which Treatment is Best for Me?” Come join the Stone Centre Team for a night of interesting discussion and presentations about kidney stones and the various treatment options for kidney stones. There will be time for questions as well as dietitians on hand to answer diet-related inquiries. Light refreshments will be served. […]

Free

Let’s Talk: Community Dialogue on Health Research

Marpole-Oakridge Community Centre Auditorium 990 West 59th Avenue, Vancouver

Health research depends on all kinds of people. You can be healthy, sick, young or old and can help by volunteering to participate in research in a variety of ways.
Let's talk! You're invited to a community dialogue, hosted by the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Unit and the BC SUPPORT Unit, on the development of a new program in British Columbia that will help connect people like you to research opportunities.

Free

Evening Rounds: Let’s Get Digital

BC Patient Safety & Quality Council 750 Pender St W #201, Vancouver

Evening Rounds is back! Mark Gilbert and Devon Haag from the BCCDC Online Sexual Health Services Team will present Let's Get Digital: Improving Public Health through an Online Sexual Health Service. As the health care system increasingly turns to digital strategies and innovations for improving public health, it’s important to understand the effectiveness of these new approaches. […]

Free

Releasing Time to Care Energizer Session

Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel 7551 Westminster Highway, Richmond

Book your spot now for the Releasing Time to Care Energizer Session! This will be a learning and networking day open to anyone involved in Releasing Time to Care. The goal will be to share experiences, ideas and learning across sites, grow your skills in key areas, and re-energize your team for its ongoing work moving forward. It will be a great opportunity to come together in person; we hope you can make it!

$50

Evening Rounds: “For Dear Life” Screening & Discussion

BC Patient Safety & Quality Council 750 Pender St W #201, Vancouver

In both professional and personal contexts, conversations around death may be challenging. As public health professionals and communicators, how do we encourage effective dialogue? What tools and resources (such as documentary film) are available?

At our first ever Evening Rounds movie night, we'll be screening a timely and thoughtful documentary, For Dear Life, that tackles important conversations around death and dying through the story of theatre producer James Pollard, and his final years with terminal cancer.

Free

Patients Interested in Research (PIiR) Group Launch

The BC SUPPORT Unit Fraser Centre is launching a Patients Interested in Research (PIiR) group to support innovation, quality and impact of health research in the Fraser region. Patients, members of the public with experience of, or interest in, the health care system or a health issue, and family or friend caregivers, are invited to attend the launch via online video conference/teleconference. This inaugural meeting will help shape the direction of the group. In addition, the event will include information about patient-oriented research and associated opportunities.

Free

Celebrating and Appreciating Our Patient Family Partners (Providence Health Care)

Mount St. Joseph's Hospital 3080 Prince Edward Street, Vancouver

Providence Health Care invites their Patient Family Partners to a social gathering to celebrate and appreciate their work. This event is part of Patient and Residence Experience Week (April 23-26, 2018). Meet other Patient Family Partners, network with Providence Health Care staff and leaders, and share what matters most to you about this work!

Free

PVN Networking Coffee Session – Kelowna

Mission Park Starbucks 3151 Lakeshore Road, Kelowna

Our patient partner Leya Stringer will be offering a Networking Coffee Session for patient partners in Kelowna and surrounding areas. Come share your experiences, ask your questions, get to know local PVN members and drink some coffee!

Get to Know Local PVN Members in Kelowna

Pulp Fiction Coffee House 1598 Pandosy Street, Kelowna

Come drink some coffee and meet other PVN members to share your experiences, ask your questions, connect with like-minded people and make new friends!